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chemical weapons are reportedly found in the possession of syrian militants arrested in turkey as concern grows the rebels may use the nerve agent to create a pretext for foreign military intervention. in the struggle guantanamo bay prison shows no signs of ending despite of president obama's promise to speed up its closure or to talk to the father of a detained me about how his son's conditions have deteriorated. and cracks across the blog of the e.u. launches a legal battle against britain over migrant benefits rules although frankly german crumbles or is refusing to sing into brilliance chiming in.
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saying to young here in moscow you live with us on our tea with me to mahmoud saikal to have you with us. so specter of syrian militants have reportedly been detained in turkey with a cylinder of highly poisonous sarin gas found in their possession there's arrested are believed to be members of the al qaeda linked al nusra front earlier this month a u.n. investigators voices mission the nerve agent was being used by opposition fighters muscle is concerned in the use of chemical weapons could prompt a foreign military intervention in syria. middle east correspondent policy has to details. the group was seized in southern turkey and that is according to local media reports the media are also saying that they carried two kilograms with the nerve agent sarin now turkish authorities haven't yet commented on this report and
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we are waiting to hear from them questions the united states and france in the past have said that they believe it is a sad however that is using chemical weapons but they haven't been able to prove to produce any kind of evidence to prove this the british government has written to the united nation's banking new alleging we knew incidents of chemical use by assad's forces and at the same time the french government says that it is testing samples of f. were smuggled out by journalists but all of this is hearsay at the moment whereas on the other hand we have them here what we're seeing is fighters from the all nusra front allied with the syrian rebels court with the seven nerve agent gas it is important also to point out and remind our viewers that the united nations did launch an independent investigation and what that investigation concluded was that they were signs that rebels have been using the nerve agent in a matter of investigation that was initiated by the u.n. chief thank you move that was criticized by damascus because they said that what
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banking really was hoping to do was to investigate every site in syria and these three instead of reminded them of the iraqi style investigation into weapons of mass destruction the use of chemical weapons is balland under international law and there are concerns by many people that the arguments that they are being used could trigger some kind of international intervention reports of sarin gas found in rebels possession seems to be falling on deaf ears in the west although historian jolt horner told us earlier not even the threat of chemical weapon use can shake its support for the syrian opposition. if the syrian government had been caught with certain gas we would have her work from washington london and paris but of course this should not come as a surprise to anyone been paying attention we know that the internationally respected civil servant carla del ponte say basically made a similar discovery and revelation on behalf of the united nations jets weeks ago
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which then was refuted by the white house we also know that in recent days senator john mccain of arizona entered syria illegally and news reports indicate that he consulted with the white house before answering syria this is a very dangerous strategy bents it's clear that there are those in washington who would like to intervene in syria on behalf of the rebels which is quite curious since al nusra front which has been designated as a terrorist organization by washington is at the tip of the spear of the opposition against president al assad meanwhile syria's main opposition group of the syrian national coalition says it will not participate in the international peace conference but plays by russia and the u.s. the group cited hezbollah an iranian forces fighting alongside the syrian military as the reason for rejecting the meeting that says reports emerged that the u.s. and british citizens have been killed in syria while fighting for the rebels to hear god peace come all the takes
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a look now added to syrian opposition and those who might be armed on its behalf. since britain and france blocked attempts to extend the e.u. embargo on supplying on's to the syrian rebels there have been growing fears that the weapons could end up in the wrong hands and this is why the syrian opposition is made up of many divided and often competing factions and clearly there is no force that can represent it as a whole there is the syrian national council the national coalition for syrian revolutionary and opposition forces the supreme military council the free syrian army the international coordination committee the. brigade and many more like to point out that only the n.c.c. says it's open to dialogue with the authorities while all the others have officially proclaimed their goal is to topple the regime the only difference being how extreme their approaches are and here is where these two rebel groups stand out
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. is officially recognized as a terror organization by the u.s. it's also known for its links to al qaeda and for being among the most highly trained rebel forces currently on the ground in syria and the fire brigade perhaps just as notorious after one of its leading commanders was shown eating the body parts of a dead syrian soldier on video but despite warnings raised by international human rights groups including international and human rights watch the rebels have been receiving weapons for some time now according to western media reports the rebels have received one hundred sixty planeloads of arms shipments from jordan saudi arabia quarter via turkey and then with a cargo smuggled across the border here with syria but no matter which rebel group or the arms may be destined for it's also why we recognize that they usually end up in the hands of the best trained and most radical brigades. in another sign of
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a widening crisis between britain and the e.u. the european commission is taking the u.k. to court over the rights of the e.u. citizens living in the country britain is accused of discriminating against people from bloc while london in response is calling the move a land grab and says it will find every step of the way arches or cilia reports. the european commission is once again looking more closely at the affairs of its member states not one that's making particular noise especially while the citizens of that country is the commission's decision to lodge a case against the u.k. of the european court of justice because the commission says that the u.k. has the discriminatory against nationals of other e.u. countries in receiving welfare now there's already been reaction from the u.k. particularly angry was from the government i want to from the work and pensions secretary who says that he will want to cave in he says a brussels is once again launching a land grab and over reaching into its areas of responsibilities and meddling into the affairs of national governments now we have spoken to a legal expert to explain to us why the commission has done what it has the
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commission can start an action against member states that do not for treaty obligations we have an article in the treaty on the functioning of the european union specifically for that action this is a case where the commission has found out that the u.k. is not fulfilling its we know the statements of cameron we know that he wants to have a referendum in two thousand and seventeen you want to read negotiate the treaty. i mean the british government in the past has criticised the court of justice but if the law is there the law is respect to this latest move by brussels has once again brought to the forefront issues like sovereignty of member states immigration or the pressure put on social welfare systems the very issues that really have led to an increase in support for your skeptic parties and countries like the u.k. now can the commission is looking also at another country spain it says that it has received complaints of the e.u. insurance health card which is supposed to entitle e.u. citizens to free health care in public hospitals while they're traveling to other
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countries within the block and it has been refused by some spanish hospitals so this is once again an issue of decisions made and agreed upon here in brussels and the implementation across the block so one the one hand you have the commission maintaining that it's simply implementing the rules on the other you have. ization brussels is once again dipping into the affairs of national governments and in the context of the great economic crisis and very public displays of social dissatisfaction this is yet another stress test for the e.u. as a tries to move forward reporting from brussels i'm tester cilia. paul nuttall from the u.k. independence party says the row is another sign that it's time for britain to go it alone when you're in a recession and this country is in a double dip recession at the moment when you have huge amounts of youth unemployment when you have british people being put out of work when you have british people whose wages have been reduced significantly because oversaturation
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of the employment market makes absolutely no sense whatsoever to have an open border policy the government and a totally false position on marriage they're making noises in. saying that they want to put even more restrictions in place but the problem that they've got about this country the e.u. lauren basically tells us that it's a little reason why we should get out of european union and get out now. there's also no unity in a what do you use to be a powerhouse or do it in europe and germany and france are ads loggerheads are following a meeting with chancellor angela merkel and president francois hollande in paris along conceded that funds should meet its deficit goals in two guests but refuse to accept interference on how to implement the reforms marcus camby who's a professor of public finance and political economy says that germany is a wary of france refusing to play by the rules. this visit is
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a very particular one because even the german public understands that france is no longer part of the european concept of europe with a stability union with a policy fiscal policy governed by rules and that france continuously claims an exception for herself and this is something the chancellor cannot tolerate because the germ population is very much upset against france always claiming for herself a special road it's for the others today it's for them to go straight. to the public knows and is conscious that france has become the free ride of the monterey union so from machall is in a pre-election can paint he will try in her very soft. methods and style to play things a little down and to keep it cool but not only in the face of it but fundamentally speaking the two countries are going to be a part. and with the division and on top of the ease financial woes are still
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countries who are not deterred by the blocs problems like serbia and while some e.u. members have been accused of hiding their budget shortfalls when they joined so his president has admitted in an interview with r.t. that the country its troubles are far worse than europe could ever imagine. syllabi is not in the same situation as the i'd say that some a you countries haven't been honest enough they don't overspend and send fake budget reports to that pompous many europeans were spoiled by their governments the e.u. exploited the whole world to provide a better life and huge welfare benefits for its citizens but now the reckoning is over june is a time to customs and a time to gather them you may enjoy a free ride for a while but one day you'll have to pay and now unemployed e.u. citizens are at a loss how come they no longer have an extra seven or eight hundred euros at hand how come there are no more social benefits free of charge accommodation electricity or natural gas the situation in serbia is different it would take
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a long time before the e.u. degenerated into the poverty that we were in the moment. it's been more than a week since barack obama promised to speed up cruising guantanamo bay prison but the situation of the hunger striking camp has only deteriorated not a single prisoner believed it pledges enough to break them months long protests against mistreatment and indefinite detention but in addition the number of hunger strikers who are being force fed has a reached a new high with a thirty six detainees and now subjected to a procedure condemned by the un as torture and the number of those in hospital has also increased so visit a remez a lawyer representing more than a dozen guantanamo detainees says what the lack of concrete action obama is promising speeches of small and mole mike and merits for one thing president obama
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keeps blaming congress for preventing him from transferring detainees as long as he puts the responsibility on congress it's unlikely that he will make major moves in addition. he set up this new system for releasing yemenis whereby they have to go through yet another were due process which is likely to take a long time if it happens at all so i think that. what he said sounded good as usual but once again. it only provides the illusion of movement. that men face a very bleak circumstance and guantanamo in terms of being transferred. also talked to the father of a guantanamo prisoner who also heads of the detainees in guantanamo in committee it is crime to his son's condition after almost four months on hunger strike. my
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son been there for eleven years without having justice and he is there without committing any crime no charges again it's against him it is very difficult for him to tell me what's going on there because there is violence on the there is that restrictions for all the detainees not to talk about the conditions inside the camp but i can tell by the way he looks he was so skinny this is the first time for him to put some glasses on his. looks he looks horrible. he could not concentrate while he's talking to me. i have sometimes to repeat simple sentences to him.
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to old to three times just to bring his attention so he could understand what i am saying he has a lack of nutrition it affected his body his thinking his brain it which is really really we are very concerned very concerned about his life. still ahead for you this is a wide shot to the u.k. guns asylum to a self-proclaimed murderer from kenya is why going public pressure the home and security of that and much more coming up after the break.
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please. thank you.
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i. thank god thank you for staying with us you're watching r t for many of the famed impeccability of the u.k.'s justice system stands as a shining example but as a country grateful soldier lee rigby to death without leave that in broad daylight bridging continues to allow itself confess murderers from abroad to make a home they are to support a worker reports. he says he's murdered up to four hundred people with a machete and his native kenya killed police and taken part in female genital mutilation but a court ruled that twenty seven year old john few o. is free to stay in the u.k. he arrived illegally back in two thousand and three but when the home office tried to deport him he appealed and an immigration tribunals ruled that hugo suffers from
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schizophrenia and had made up the atrocities he was granted leave to remain in the u.k. because he's at risk of committing suicide if you returns to kenya you would normally think that this is not appropriate person to bring into the problem moves if you look at the european convention of human rights it is possible for him to stay here because criminal of this to have the sort we've seen in sierra leone or general saddam's or in. that sort of character this is one of those he. he's going to be allowed to walk the streets of britain and that's the problem john theo is the first potentially dangerous individual that the home office of tried and failed to deport jordanian terror suspect abu qatada has avoided extradition for over a decade patatas lawyers argue it's against his human rights to return to jordan where he could face torture not all the countries signed up to the european
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convention on human rights choose to follow it the french and italian governments deport dangerous individuals first and then hear their appeals i think one of the problems we have this country was always but often is until something goes drastically wrong we don't seem to want to find the adequate solution or effective solution for the problem we tend to leave things as they are a list of problems big and cough and something really does go wrong in the sense that something like this goes on the streets actually starts hucking people but it did happen over here and well it's off to the soldier lee rigby was hyped to death in broad daylight by two. men wielding meat cleavers the murder shook the country the suspects had been known for minorities and questions have been asked about whether or not the police could have done more to prevent the murder and yet a week later we learned that a mentally unstable man who claims to have killed hundreds of people gets to stay in the u.k. r.t. contacted the home office they suggested we drop the story because
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a judge had ruled the claims of committing murder were false but the ruling once again raises questions about his safety the british immigration judges are protecting. r.t. london. and other stories making headlines around the world so the police in turkey have raided a protest i've been in similar to where demonstrators were protecting one of the city's central park from being demolished the incident happened during a third consecutive night of protests plans to build a shopping arcade at the sport was outrage among activists opposition leaders have already voiced their support for the rally saying they will help stop the relevant . wildfires continue to rage in california forcing almost a thousand people to be evacuated from the area later as a blazer started in the center's national forest and quickly spread to cover two point five square kilometers amid high temperatures and gusting winds it now
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threatens of dozens of homes and power lines. reports has surfaced of that a chechen man who was unarmed when he was killed by the f.b.i. in his florida home he was being interviewed over his alleged links with the main suspects in the boston bombings early i'm not already has issued conflicting accounts of what happened with one claiming abraham to target attached asians with a knife his father however of the allegations hard to believe. from the photograph that was sent to me it's evident he was shot six times to the body and wants to the head at the back of the head it looks like a finishing shot of an assassination to me it looks as if they came to his house like bandits and shot him in cold blood from the photos his house looked like it had been robbed he was questioned for eight hours without witnesses or a lawyer no one can tell for sure what happened there until there is an official investigation the agents say my son attacked them but there were several armed and
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well trained men even if he lost his temper and became violent they could have restrained him or wound him shoot him in the leg or the arm or the shoulder but what happened was murder complete with a finishing shot maybe my son knew something the police didn't want to come out and they killed him to keep him silent no. they have b.s. as an internal investigation into the incident it would take months to to complete out is worried about my looks at whether biro current case stands on the issue. the time of the shooting up to half a dozen law enforcement officials including two massachusetts state police troopers and an f.b.i. agent from the agency's boston division were present at the florida condo which was not far from universal studios but the f.b.i. has provided few details after the shooting saying that the matter is being investigated by a specific f.b.i. review team and the f.b.i.
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may not finish its probe for several months now the f.b.i. meanwhile has been under enormous scrutiny for missing several warnings about tomorrow the biggest warnings coming from a russian intelligence officials years ago indicating that may have links to extremist groups the f.b.i. for whatever reasons did not follow up and probed the matter to the fullest extent and that some would say led to the execution of the boston marathon double bombings and now we have this development unfolding where a man that was shot and killed by f.b.i. agents turns out according to the washington post to have been on the arm so clearly the f.b.i. is going to have a lot of questions to answer in the coming days with these new developments on this story. coming up here in r.t.e. every mountain is a breaking in the set. for
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what is going on guys i'm out in martin and this is breaking the set remember the mysterious story about the f.b.i. killing a young chechen man in florida well her fresher memory in the wake of the boston bombings the f.b.i. began to investigate it but i game twenty seven year old man who had been in the same social circles as the main suspect tamerlan. corning to initial reports the f.b.i. went to question to dr of about his association with the bomb plot that's when he allegedly went crazy proceeded to point a knife and stab one of the agents f.b.i. then shot and killed him of course claiming it was an act of self-defense but before i go any further let me just say that this alone is unacceptable we have no idea what this man did or didn't know and to make matters worse to disturbing revelations have just surfaced in the case not only was he shot dead but according to the autopsy who was. shot six separate times with one bullet to the crown of his
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head and guess what else so-called knife that he was wielding never actually existed. going into law enforcement officials he had no weapon he was unarmed when all of this went down so let me get this straight multiple i.p.i. agents killed an unarmed person of interest instead of simply apprehending him but i guess we shouldn't be surprised when authorities choose to summarily execute alleged suspects after all they're just taking a cue from the president. i'm sure you're aware by now the two vulture capitalists by the names of charles and david koch together the billionaire brothers own the second largest private business in the u.s. now because there's fear of influence is so massive and they have their tentacles and so much of what's seen.